Examples of vexation in a Sentence
the problems and vexations of everyday life
the repeated vexations guaranteed that she wouldn't get any work done
Recent Examples of vexation from the Web
The appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel in the Trump-Russia matter will spell vexation in the medium term and may spell danger in the long term.
Just a mention of public lands is enough to set Smith and his father, Wiley, off, venting about their years of vexation in dealing with the BLM and Forest Service.
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First Known Use of vexation
VEXATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vexation for English Language Learners
: the state of being worried or annoyed : irritation or annoyance
: something that worries or annoys you
VEXATION Defined for Kids
Definition of vexation for Students
1 : the quality or state of being annoyed by small irritations
2 : the act of bringing trouble, distress, or worry to
3 : a cause of trouble or worry
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